Herbs that can be used as Hypoglycemics

What Is Hypoglycemic?

Hypoglycemic action induces hypoglycemia i.e. inducing a condition in which the blood glucose levels decrease from the standard range. This action proves to be of immense importance during times of soaring levels of blood glucose levels. Such herbs work by stimulating the release of insulin from the pancreas and improving insulin resistance.

Hypoglycemic herbs should be taken under the strict supervision of a healthcare practitioner or herbalist. Depending on the severity of diabetes, it is recommended to adjust the dose or completely stop any other synthetic hypoglycemic agents as they can cause synergy and fatally reduce glucose levels. 

What are the benefits of hypoglycemic herbs?

Hypoglycemic action helps in:

  • Reducing soaring levels of blood glucose levels
  • Correcting insulin resistance
  • Improving heart rate
  • Improve vision
  • Assists in better hormonal response
  • Decreases jitteriness and clammy hands

3 Herbs Recommended for hypoglycemia

Ceylon Cinnamon

Ceylon Cinnamon

Ceylon cinnamon is one of the traditional remedies for managing blood sugar levels.  It promotes glycemic control by normalizing the level of secretion of insulin and stabilizes the HbA1c. It doesn’t reduce sugar levels to fatal levels, hence it can be consumed by healthy adults too.

Use Cinnamon Bark Tincture at least three times a day in water or tea, or try our Organic Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks to make drinks or medicinal preparations of your choice to support the treatment of diabetes.



Fenugreek is hands-down right, one of the most potent remedies for supporting the treatment of diabetes. It counters the glucose load efficiently by slowing down the catabolism and absorption of carbohydrates and increasing the release of insulin. Start your day with fenugreek seed tea and see the difference for yourself.

Tulsi (Holy Basil)

Tulsi (Holy Basil)

Holy basil is a versatile plant with tons of benefits in its deep pockets. In Ayurveda, it is fervently prescribed to support the treatment of diabetes. It is reported that holy basil significantly reduces fasting and post-prandial blood glucose levels. It helps by increasing the uptake of glucose by muscle cells, improving insulin release, and assisting in pancreatic cell functions.

Take Holy Basil Tincture at least 3 times daily or use Holy Basil Dried to make teas and tinctures for normalizing blood sugar levels.


Other Medicinal Plants that Support hypoglycemia